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Originally Posted by clengman View Post
What do you think?

https://slate.com/business/2018/08/i...the-light.html

Personally, I wouldn't do it to another cyclist, but I will absolutely move up ahead of cars IF the road is wide enough for them to pass me again once I'm through the intersection.

If you care to look, there's a pretty contentious comments thread attached to that article. Fun stuff!
Just realized I never replied to the original post.

- i hadnt heard the term 'shoaling' before. Not totally sure why thats what this action is called. Is it because a group of cyclists will sometimes gather? I guess that could make sense, but when its just 1 cyclists doing it and not a group, the term then really doesnt work. Is it based on the geographic term?

- I like your view- its OK to do IF the road is wide enough after the intersection for cars to easily pass you again. That is a fantastic approach.
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